Olga Kormanovskaya

  • Occupation: International Latin Dance Champion
  • Experience: Lifetime
  • Phone: 770-508-5965
  • Email: Olga Kormanovskaya
  • Location: 1425 Market Blvd
    Suite 525
    Roswell, GA, 30076

Born in Kazakhstan, Olga began ballet training at the age of 5, and she began her dance education in Ballroom and Latin dance at the age of 14. She continued to train and compete in Ballroom and Latin through her teenage years and was accepted to a fine arts university, where she studied ballet, folk dance, and choreography while also continuing her Latin and Ballroom training.

After she finished school, Olga moved to Moscow in 1993 with her partner Eduard Apolonov to pursue professional ballroom dance career. In 1994, they won the Israel Open to the World Championship, and in 1995, they competed as part of the Russian National Team in Denmark.

In 1996, Olga and Eduard moved to the US and began working for Fred Astaire studios. For five years, Olga served as a Latin and rhythm instructor while continuing to compete professionally. Olga and Eduard won multiple Fred Astaire championships and were the top couple for winning Fred Astaire competitions.

During this time, Olga and Eduard won many titles for professional Latin:

East Coast Champion 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
US Rising Star Champion 1998
United States Top Rising Star Couple 1998
Philadelphia Dancesport Champion 1999, 2000, 2001
Manhattan Dancesport Champion 2000, 2001
Empire State Champion, 2001
Heritage Classic Champion, 2001
Canadian Open to the World Champion, 2001

Olga and Eduard were also runners-up at the 2000 UK Rising Star British Open as well as Blackpool finalists, USA National Champion finalists, and three-time finalists at Ohio Star Ball.

After 2001, Olga began dancing with Louis Van Amstel, with whom she became 2003 Ohio Star Ball Champion.

In 2004, she moved to Atlanta, where she currently resided and teaches both professional and amateur Latin students. She offers private lessons and coaching, as well as group classes at Ballroom Impact Atlanta. She also designs custom ballroom dancewear, and she has a wide selection of beautiful dresses for sale!